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CCSD to use recovered MLK tapes as curriculum materials

Education consultant Mark Epstein, who retired as a guidance counselor at St. John’s high school after a long career as a counselor and basketball coach, turned over two hour-long audio

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Seekings looking for alternatives to property tax

Charleston City Councilman Mike Seekings told a group from the Carolina Republican Coalition Wednesday that Charleston has a lot of financial needs based on drainage problems and that funding sources

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CBS poll – 80% viewed Trump’s SOTU speech as “unifying”

A CBS News poll conducted immediately after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday night believed that his message was unifying. The approval rating for the

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Charleston hires landscapers to maintain Northbridge Gateway

The City of Charleston signed a contract with Southland Landscaping Corporation to maintain the Northbridge Gateway to Charleston, extending from Northbridge Park along Sam Rittenburg Boulevard to Old Towne Road

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CCSD hires Clemson management team to draft improvement plan

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has committed $135,000 to fund a Clemson University management team in a study of CCSD management practices.  The team is led by attorney Lee

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Universal dyslexia screening could lead to improved reading performance

Dyslexia first came to the attention of Representative Gary Clary of Pickens County when some of his constituents received exceptional needs scholarships to private schools when public schools were not

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CCSD is expanding career training opportunities

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) is expanding career counseling services and career training opportunities in order to connect students with the needs of the workforce. Chad Vail, the district’s

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Sanford challenger says illegal aliens could fund border wall

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) told the Greater Lowcountry Republican Club Tuesday that funding for the proposed border wall could come from those who entered the country illegally. Arrington is

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Charleston City Council votes to preserve West Ashley plantations

Charleston City Council voted 13-0 to annex more than 5000 acres of property located between Drayton Hall Plantation and Magnolia Gardens Tuesday at City Hall. City attorney Frances Cantwell advised

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McMaster opponents challenge the status quo

Governor Henry McMaster was the only declared Republican candidate for the June 12 gubernatorial primary who declined to participate in the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention candidate forum in

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